Medical Writer - Safety focused

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Date: Apr 22, 2019

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, US

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our Global Patient Safety Group, we are looking to fill the position of: Medical Writer - Safety


About the Role

As the Medical Writer - Safety, you will

  • Manage the preparation, provide scientific analysis and writing acumen to effectively articulate for benefit-risk assessments, safety risk management strategies, safety signal assessments, regulatory submissions and aggregate reports
  • Provide mentorship and oversight for the vendor preparing some of the deliverables
  • Actively participate in team/product meetings to give input based on scientific expertise and awareness of business implications
  • Project manage and champion continuous improvement initiatives as well as assure quality and consistency across Patient Safety deliverables, including compliance with regulatory requirements and compliant with agreed and defined timelines


About You

You should have:

  • Bachelor's Science degree or the equivalent is an absolute must
  • Extensive experience in medical writing, including working with vendors
  • A good understanding of applicable regulations in pharmacovigilance - preferred
  • The ability to gather data from relevant sources using appropriate methods and logic, and interpret, analyse, draw meaningful conclusions and clearly present scientific and technical data in verbal and written format
  • The ability to project manage deliverables in a matrix environment with competing priorities, as well as demonstrated experience working in a matrix managed environment


What We Offer

An opportunity to:

  • Be part of driven and patient-focused cross-functional teams
  • Participate in mentoring and developing effective working relationship with our vendors
  • Career progression and development
  • Work on products that will make real impact on patient lives















UCB is a global biopharmaceutical company. We focus on discovering and developing innovative medicines and lateral solutions that can transform the everyday lives of people with severe diseases of the immune system – or the central nervous system.

With more than 7500 people in approximately 40 countries, UCB offers an exciting working environment where initiative can flourish and those with a ‘can-do’ attitude can thrive.  Scientific excellence, innovation, co-creation, lateral thinking, reinventing the way we do things…these are some of the key competencies we are constantly developing, and looking for, at UCB.

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